Should the FBI rely on the SPLC, itself a “hate group”?
The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Acting Director of Congressional Affairs, Jill C. Tyson, received a letter (07-23-18) from Repr. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) who reports: “In email correspondence, the FBI has admitted to working with the Southern Poverty Law Center.
This is surprising and worrisome, as the SPLC is known to use its
platform in order to denigrate and disparage certain groups by labeling
them ‘hate groups.’”
“[I]n some cases, this designation is well deserved,” Gaetz
contrasts: “Other groups, however, appear to be deemed ‘hateful’ by the
SPLC due to their political and social beliefs, rather than by any
actual threat they pose.”
“The SPLC’s conflagration of mainstream political advocacy groups
with legitimate hate groups and domestic terror groups is absurd,
frequently indiscriminate, and dangerous,” concludes Gaetz,
“Accordingly, I ask:
* Do you actively work with the SPLC in determining groups to investigate?
Read entire article here: https://gellerreport.com/2018/07/fbi-splc-hate.html/